Session Schedule

The 2016 WPC conference program will focus on the theme “Scents & Sustainability: A Responsible Future for Fragrance,” bringing forward insights from industry thought leaders while also focusing on new opportunities in sustainability.

Monday, June 13

9:15–9:45am

Track: WPC

Nature, Science and Communities

Speakers: Achim Daub, Global President Scent & Care, Executive Board, Symrise AG
Roberto Oliveira de Lima, CEO, Natura

2:00–2:45pm

Track: WPC

Jasmine Sambac, Starflower and Coffee Blossom for Perfumery

Speakers: Felix Buccellato, Founder and Perfumer, Custom Essence Inc.
Andrea Francés, Sales & R&D, Nobs Naturals

3:00–3:45pm

Track: WPC

Fragrance Sustainability Strategies (Part 1)

Speaker: Torsten Kulke, Senior Vice President Global Innovation & Regulatory Fragrances & Oral Care, Scent & Care Division, Symrise AG

4:00–4:45pm

Track: WPC

Fragrance Sustainability Strategies (Part 2)

Panelists: Hervé Fretay, Global Director of Naturals, Fragrance Division, Givaudan
Jason Kelly, CEO and Co-founder, Ginkgo Bioworks
Torsten Kulke, Senior Vice President Global Innovation & Regulatory Fragrances & Oral Care, Scent & Care Division, Symrise AG
Mike Popplewell, Vice President, Corporate R&D, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

5:00–5:45pm

Track: WPC

Botanical Genius—The Language of Flowers

Speaker: Xavier Ormancey, Director of Research and Innovation, Yves Rocher

Tuesday, June 14

9:00–9:45am

Track: WPC

The Power of Scents and Brands

Speakers: Laurent Le Guernec, Senior Perfumer, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Iain Stevenson, Prestige Fragrance Design Leader, Procter & Gamble

2:00–2:45pm

Track: WPC

Designing and Assessing Green Fragrances (Part 1)

Speaker: Tony Phan, Process & Project Engineer, MANE

3:00–3:45pm

Track: WPC

Designing and Assessing Green Fragrances (Part 2)

Speakers: Kip Cleverley, Head of Global Sustainability, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Patrick Foley, Chief Science Officer, P2 Science
Cyril Gallardo, Vice President – Ingredients Europe, the Middle East and Africa, MANE
Torsten Kulke, Senior Vice President Global Innovation & Regulatory Fragrances & Oral Care, Scent & Care Division, Symrise AG
Tony Phan, Process & Project Engineer, MANE

4:00–4:45pm

Track: WPC

Sustainably Recreating Oud and the Power of Co-creation

Speakers: Estelle Delort, Senior Scientist, Analytical Innovation, Firmenich
Alessandro Mendes, Product Development Director, Natura

5:00–5:45pm

Keeping Natural Perfumery Sustainable; Naturally Creative: Freshly Picked Fruit from Indulleida, Spain

Speakers: Arnaud Adrian, Vice President of Sales, Robertet Inc.
Rob Brown, President, The Lebermuth Company

Wednesday, June 15

9:00–9:05am

Track: WPC

SPECIAL WPC 2018 Announcement

Speakers: To be announced

9:05–9:15am

Track: WPC

ASP Awards Presentation

Speakers: Claude Dir, Master Perfumer, ASP Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, MANE
John Gamba, Senior Perfumer, Givaudan

9:15–9:45am

Track: WPC

ASP Sponsored Keynote: A Childhood in Scent, a Profession in Perfumery

Speaker: Calice Becker, Vice President Perfumery, Givaudan

2:00–2:45pm

Track: WPC

Opportunities in Fragrance—Visual Impairment and Smelling Ability, Body Odor and Fragrance Choice

Speakers: Garry Dix, Ph.D., Regulatory Expert, CPL Aromas
Kate Williams, Creative Perfumer, SevenScent

3:00–3:45pm

Track: WPC

Fixatives for Fragrance—Extending Impact, Stimulating Pheromones

Speakers: Gustavo de Campos Dieamant, Scientific and Technological Research Manager, Boticário Group
Tiago Martinello, Research and Development Manager, Boticário Group

4:00–4:45pm

Track: WPC

ASP Discussion: Origins and Diversity—The Perfumers, their Heritage and their Work

Speakers: Rodrigo Flores-Roux, Vice President Perfumery, Givaudan
Adriana Medina, Vice President Perfumery, Givaudan

5:00–5:45pm

Track: WPC

Fragrance & Cosmetic Actives

Moderator: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Scientific Acquisitions Editor, Allured Business Media

Panelists: Frédérique Lafosse, Head of Active Beauty, Givaudan
Antonio Lara, President and CEO, Lucas Meyer Cosmetics | International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Eder Leopoldo Ramos, Global President of Cosmetic Ingredients, Symrise AG

All exhibitors, sessions, presenters, times and locations are subject to change without notice.